The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 64 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 93 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.84% 9.07% 7.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.64% 28.27% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 75 62
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Visual Studio
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Development Applications Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
176 329 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 20.83% 32.10% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 153 282 272
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Brighton

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Brighton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 52 (96.30%) C#
2 51 (94.44%) .NET
3 41 (75.93%) SQL Server
4 36 (66.67%) VB
4 36 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 33 (61.11%) OO
6 31 (57.41%) Degree
6 31 (57.41%) VB6
7 26 (48.15%) WPF
7 26 (48.15%) LINQ
7 26 (48.15%) SQLite
7 26 (48.15%) ISO 9001
7 26 (48.15%) VB.NET
8 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
8 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
9 18 (33.33%) SQL
10 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
12 10 (18.52%) OOD
13 9 (16.67%) HTML
13 9 (16.67%) CSS
13 9 (16.67%) IIS
14 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
14 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (12.96%) Finance
15 7 (12.96%) TDD
16 6 (11.11%) MVC
16 6 (11.11%) XSLT
16 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
16 6 (11.11%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (75.93%) SQL Server
2 26 (48.15%) SQLite
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) PHPUnit
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (92.59%) Developer
2 43 (79.63%) C# Developer
3 26 (48.15%) C# WPF Developer
3 26 (48.15%) WPF Developer
4 11 (20.37%) .NET Developer
5 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (18.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (18.52%) SQL Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Junior
6 8 (14.81%) Junior Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Applications Support
7 6 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Junior C# Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Junior Software Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Applications Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Lead Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.41%) C# Application Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (94.44%) .NET
2 26 (48.15%) LINQ
2 26 (48.15%) WPF
3 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
4 9 (16.67%) CSS
4 9 (16.67%) HTML
5 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (11.11%) WCF
6 6 (11.11%) XSLT
7 4 (7.41%) MSMQ
7 4 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (3.70%) Laravel
9 2 (3.70%) REST
9 2 (3.70%) RESTful
9 2 (3.70%) Symfony
9 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
1 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
1 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) OO
2 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
4 10 (18.52%) OOD
5 7 (12.96%) TDD
6 6 (11.11%) MVC
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.26%) OOP
7 5 (9.26%) SOLID
8 4 (7.41%) BDD
8 4 (7.41%) Change Management
8 4 (7.41%) Cross-Platform Development
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL
8 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Web Development
9 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.70%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Open Source
9 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (96.30%) C#
2 36 (66.67%) VB
3 31 (57.41%) VB6
4 26 (48.15%) VB.NET
5 18 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 5 (9.26%) F#
8 4 (7.41%) Java
8 4 (7.41%) VBA
9 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (57.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (48.15%) ISO 9001
2 4 (7.41%) SLA
3 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Sage
3 2 (3.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.85%) Google
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